The Scientific and Profitable Culture of Fruit Trees
1862, apples, pears, cherry etc with 191 woodcuts
First English edition, hardback bound in the original green cloth with gilt titling to spine. 19.5 × 12.5cm, iv + 228pp, 6pp ads.
A mid-Victorian book on fruit trees dealing with choice of trees, planting, grafting, training, restoration of unfruitful trees, gathering and preserving fruit etc, and pear trees, apple, peach, plum, cherry, apricot. The book is illustrated with 191 woodcuts.
This copy is in good condition for age. The green cloth binding is rubbed and bumped and there is light tanning and foxing to the pages however, the book is complete and in strong readable condition.